Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Sugar Cookies

12 Days of Christmas ~ Day 6

Sugar Cookies are a staple go to cookie in our house but especially at Christmas time.  This is something my kids love to help me with from making the batter to decorating with icing. 

Sugar Cookie Recipe 

3 1/2 Cups Flour
1/4 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 Cup Unsalted Butter
2 Large Eggs
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla or Almond Extract

In a separate bowl place Flour, Salt & Baking Powder and whisk to combine.
Beat Butter & Sugar until light and fluffy.  Add eggs and vanilla and beat until combined.  
Add Flour Mixture.
Wrap in plastic and place in fridge for 30 to 60 Minutes.
Bake @ 375 for 11 - 14 Minutes. 

Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe

3 Cups Icing Sugar
1/3 Cup Softened Butter
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla or Almond Extract 
3-4 tbsp Milk (depending on the consistency you want)

Beat Butter and slowly add icing sugar add Extract and Milk

We hope you enjoy these as much as my family does.

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1 comment:

Unknown said...

These are absolutely gorgeous!!!
Perfect for gifts - thanks for sharing!